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An African Christmas By Ifeoma Onyefulu,

  • Title: An African Christmas
  • Author: Ifeoma Onyefulu
  • ISBN: 9781845073879
  • Page: 114
  • Format: Hardcover
  • It s Christmastime, and Afam has decided to create and dance his own Mmo, or masquerade, just like the big celebratory Mmos he sees performed at festivals But each time he starts collecting things to make his costume, family preparations for Christmas haircuts, visiting the tailor, a church service, a trip to their village get in the way Will Afam ever get to perfoIt s Christmastime, and Afam has decided to create and dance his own Mmo, or masquerade, just like the big celebratory Mmos he sees performed at festivals But each time he starts collecting things to make his costume, family preparations for Christmas haircuts, visiting the tailor, a church service, a trip to their village get in the way Will Afam ever get to perform his Mmo This brilliant photo essay vividly depicts African village life, while the simple, endearing story uses a favorite holiday to gently point out the differences and similarities between cultures.
    An African Christmas It s Christmastime and Afam has decided to create and dance his own Mmo or masquerade just like the big celebratory Mmos he sees performed at festivals But each time he starts collecting things to

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    1. Nigerian author Ifeoma Onyefulu explains that, In Igboland, the part of Nigeria where I come from, the word Mmo pronounced moor means masquerade or spirit , the spirit of our ancestors Dancing in Mmo masks and costumes at festival time is a way of remembering our ancestors, and, Mmo is not a Christian ritual, but it is part of our Christmas celebrations Everyone goes back to their villages at Christmas time, so this is when local kings celebrate their achievements with masquerades Our child prot [...]

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